Connect. Transform. Create

#DAN is the lab for the digital future in the Arab world.

#DAN connects the leading creative and powerful digital innovators in the Arab world. As the platform for digital pioneers, #DAN connects all those who contribute to the transforming of our life into a better place: in arts, education, business, economy, media, NGOs and politics.

#DAN aims at disrupting the immobility in the Arab World through connecting digital minds, creative individuals, inspiring initiatives and projects, strong businesses and active NGOs.

#DAN believes in the potenial of the digital technology in fostering gender equality & the social and financial inclusion of all communities in the Arab world.

Happening Now

MEETUP in Amman

12th of May 2018


The future of work in light of digital transformation and machine learning was the topic of the meetup organized in Amman which was organized at Shams Community space in Amman

#DAN on “The Digital Transformation in MENA” in Tunisia

11th of May 2018


Digital Transformation challenges and opportunities in the MENA region. #DAN’s Steering Committee and IACE’s senior leaders presented first insights about possible digitalization strategies and scenarios for the MENA region and gave recommendations on the influence of the digital transformation on the future of work in the MENA region. The event was held in cooperation with the Arab Institute of Business Leaders (IACE)

#DAN at the re:publica

2nd - 4th of May 2018

Berlin , Germany

Our Steering Committee Member for Tunisia Amel Saidane spoke at the giz track tech for good, ”Perspectives from developing countries: It’s the End of the WORK as We Know It (and I feel fine)” and our network member Lanna Idriss spoke on women in fintech as well as on financial institutions and fintechs in Germany, the Near and Middle East

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Art & Culture

Here we explore the impact of digital transformation on arts, culture and cultural heritage and we feature the work of digital artists in the region


We hope through the content shared here that we empower the region to realize the untapped potential in digital business and further facilitate the growth of the startup ecosystem


Learn whatever you want to learn, whenever you have time, wherever you are. That is the democratization technology brought to education. Here we will highlight the latest MENA initiatives in digital education

Civic Participation

How is technology influencing the political arena? What impact will tools such as social media and e-democracy have on politics in the Middle East and North Africa? Stay tuned!


Technology is the main driving force behind the digital world and the digital arabia. Click here to dive into the latest news, studies and tech events

Steering Committee


Beirut Digital
She made it
Gov Right
Tunisian Startups
Mena AHK
Gov Right
Federal Foreign Office

Digital Arabia Network (#DAN)

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D-10117 Berlin


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